Butterfly Brilliance is a perfect bundle for getting a lot done in a single turn of the Stamp Cut and Emboss machine. The stamp is a large format, and the images fit into a single die yielding 6 butterflies with one crank! I tried the butterflies with both Stampin’ Blends and Watercolor Pencils, and was surprised how much I preferred the pencils. … More Last Chance for Butterfly Brilliance Bundle
I’ve missed a couple of the Colour INKspiration challenges and I was determined to submit at least one card to this fortnight’s challenge. The colours for #CI40 are Gorgeous Grape, Old Olive, Early Espresso, with neutrals or metallics. We had this gorgeous image to inspire our creativity: I’ve been fussy cutting this image from Blended … More Colour INKspiration #CI40: Gorgeous Grape, Old Olive and Early Espresso
Ah, I miss those days when May meant my collegians were headed home for a summer with good ole Mom and Dad! (Just to be clear, I DO NOT MISS paying collegiate tuition.) I’m still trying to use my 2016-2018 In Colors – you’ll see a couple in this project. Stamps: Flying Home (Occasions 2018) … More Flying Home for the Summer
Beachy Little Christmas is a natural for those of us living in the tropics. The images are charming and the string of lights on the palm tree is a very familiar sight in the islands. Some neighborhoods are well known for their elaborate lights and displays, and it’s a treat to be driving home after … More When you need a Tag: Day Three
This bird’s so nice, I stamped it twice! Stamps: Color Palette: Accessories I created a similar layout with different colors HERE. I fussy cut the flowers for this one to add some dimension, but skipped the Bakers twine. I colored these with the Watercolor Pencils too. Good news! DIY Easel calendar kits are available for … More Such a cheery little bird!
Biff! Pow!! Socko!!! Wow!!!! Doesn’t that bring back Saturday morning cartoon memories? So does Everyday Heros, an under-appreciated stamp set from the Occasions 2017 catalog. Back the in days before DVR, Netflix, DVDs, even videos, kids were programmed to get up early on Saturday – the same kids who were pulled kicking and screaming from … More Biff! Pow!! Socko!!! Wow!!!!
I’m a little behind sending January birthday cards, but when this one arrives I hope I’ll be forgiven my tardiness! Stamps: Tasty Truck (Sale-a-bration 2017) Color Palette: Whisper White, Basic Grey, Pool Party, Bermuda Bay, Calypso Coral Accessories: Stampin’ Write Markers, Stampin’ Up! Watercolor pencils, Wink of Stella Clear, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Aqua Painter, A Little … More Tasty Truck Birthdays